Planting UK woodlands for carbon capture and ecosystem services

Forest Carbon leads the way in voluntary carbon woodland creation in the UK. Through the planting of 7.5 million new trees in the UK (and a total of 9 million globally) since 2006 our partners’ projects are removing nearly 2 million tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere, as well as providing a host of other benefits to society, including flood mitigation, river improvement and public access.

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Resources and Waste Management 2019

Sep 09, 2019

Forest Carbon is partnering wth the Resources and Waste Management Expo to plant an area of woodland in recognition of all exhibitors at this week's event at the NEC. The vent is the UK's largest waste management and recycling event, and it's great to be helping mitigate its footprint. If you're going to be there why not drop by to see us - we're on Stand S133.

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Webinar: How business is helping reforest Europe

Sep 03, 2019

Forest Carbon's Steve Prior will be a panelist on a forthcoming webinar, alongside sustainability specialists from Microsoft and Thomas Cook, to talk about how businesses have taken the lead in helping European governments achieve their climate change and woodland creation aspirations. The webinar, run by Natural Capital Partners, is on 17th September, 4.00pm UK time, and there are more details here.

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Carbon mitigation for small businesses and households

Jun 26, 2019

We had a fantastic week at the Chelsea Flower Show - met hundreds of people with loads of questions about what we do. We found great interest in our new small business and household Carbon Clubs, which we set up recently to enable small businesses, and households to mitigate their carbon footprints through properly certified woodland creation in the UK - in the same way that our bigger partners have been able to do these past 14 years.

Both Clubs are designed to make the process as straighforwa...

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Resources and Waste Management 2019

Sep 09, 2019

Forest Carbon is partnering wth the Resources and Waste Management Expo to plant an area of woodland in recognition of all exhibitors at this week's event at the NEC. The vent is the UK's largest waste management and recycling event, and it's great to be helping mitigate its footprint. If you're going to be there why not drop by to see us - we're on Stand S133.

Read More

Webinar: How business is helping reforest Europe

Sep 03, 2019

Forest Carbon's Steve Prior will be a panelist on a forthcoming webinar, alongside sustainability specialists from Microsoft and Thomas Cook, to talk about how businesses have taken the lead in helping European governments achieve their climate change and woodland creation aspirations. The webinar, run by Natural Capital Partners, is on 17th September, 4.00pm UK time, and there are more details here.

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Where our
woodlands are

Forest Carbon leads the way in voluntary carbon woodland creation in the UK. Through the planting of over 7.5 million new trees in 145+ new woodlands in the UK since 2006 our partners’ projects are removing over 1,900,000 tonnes of CO2 from the global atmosphere, as well as providing a host of other benefits to society, including flood mitigation, river improvement and public access.

The quality of our schemes is assured by the UK government’s Woodland Carbon Code which certifies our projects in important areas like biodiversity, ‘additionality’, risk management and carbon capture measurement.

Compensating for your unavoidable environmental impact by helping to create a new woodland is rewarding in many ways. Check out our woodland location map and see what trees we’ve planted.

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